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Kevin Maund Local Health Champion

Kevin Maund Local Health Champion

I would like to introduce to you our very first local health champion Kevin Maund. Kevin was born in Innisfail and grew up in Far North Queensland. He belongs to the Waribarra people of the Rainforest Country. He currently lives in Redcliffe and works in the Greater Area of Brisbane. We chose Kevin as the local health champion for Deception Bay because of his commitment to improving his health and lifestyle with assistance from the Deception Bay Moreton ATSICHS clinic. Kevin is a Type 2 Diabet...
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New Local Health Champions

As a cadet of the Communications Team, I am proud to introduce you to my first campaign – Local Health Champions- to recognise high achieving individuals and celebrate the outstanding achievements of many of our deadly clients.
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Cherbourg to Murgon Reconciliation Run

Cherbourg to Murgon Reconciliation Run

Our very own Rhonda and Larissa represent Deadly Choices in Cherbourg run
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Life at IUIH

Life at IUIH

Hi my name is Nardia Laspina and I’m currently a first year student at QUT, I’m also a cadet with the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) working with the Media and Communications team. I am enrolled in my first year at QUT Kelvin Grove in a Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communications. I am also a cadet with IUIH working one day a week. It has taken some time to get use to studying everyday rather than working. I didn’t know anyone at uni and hadn’t made any friends within the f...
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Life as a Trainee (part 2)

Life as a Trainee (part 2)

My name is Marlee Currie. I am a trainee at the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. I’m currently finishing off a cert 3 in fitness. I’m also a health assistant for an awesome program - it’s called the Work It Out program. It’s about helping elderly people with chronic diseases or who are at risk of getting one. This program is helping a lot of people to get better, like one of our clients who had brain cancer, now he’s got rid of most of it. He use to not be able to walk, well now he’...
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Deadly Choices welcomes new ambassador

Deadly Choices welcomes new ambassador

Shea Speirings has been announced as the latest ambassador for the Deadly Choices program. He is the 2015 youth representative to the United Nations and a strong advocate for youth justice. Deadly Choices ambassadors are chosen to assist the IUIH in delivery of the intrinsic healthy lifestyle message; 'A deadly choices is a health choice' and are recognised as a positive role model and mentor to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. CEO of the Institute for Urban Indigenou...
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Deadly Sistas launch in South East Queensland

Deadly Sistas launch in South East Queensland

IUIH and partner organisation the Wirrpanda Foundation today launched the roll out of the Deadly Sistas program in SEQ Schools.
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Don't share the flu around!

Don't share the flu around!

If you pass the flu onto an Elder or someone with chronic illness they could have serious health complications. Help your community to stay healthy this winter!
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Riding to Success…..Yulu-Burri-Ba’s Youth Mentoring Program

Riding to Success…..Yulu-Burri-Ba’s Youth Mentoring Program

Yulu-Burri-Ba's mentoring program
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Black, Bold and Beautiful luncheon, 9 March 2015

Black, Bold and Beautiful luncheon, 9 March 2015

IUIH is proud to sponsor Brisbane’s biggest International Womens Day Celebration
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